Another in an irregular – but all too frequent – series:
This morning comes word that 20-year-old Army PFC Tan Quoc Ngo was killed in an August 27th ambush in Afghanistan.
As reported by a lengthy obituary on Oregon Live, Ngo’s parents were refugees from Vietnam. Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski was among those who attended the young man’s funeral on Friday. From the news coverage:
He liked nothing better than playing pickup basketball or football, or playing cards with friends in his Beaverton neighborhood… He also liked video games, including Grand Theft Auto and Halo…
GP: Why do we do this? The gamer generation is much maligned these days. With so many gamers currently serving in U.S. military forces around the world, GamePolitics makes it a point to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
Thanks to: Reader Kojiro for the link.